Notes on the Valley | Monith Ilavarasan | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Local Blogs

Notes on the Valley
Notes on the Valley

By Monith Ilavarasan

E-mail Monith Ilavarasan | Follow this Blog

About this blog: My parents, brother, and I moved to Pleasanton when I was in the seventh grade. I then graduated from Amador Valley High School, went to college at UC Davis and started out a career in tech. After several years working in large co...  (More)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Memories of July 4th
Jul 6, 2022 8:06 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,415

The first fireworks show I remember watching was on my parent’s Magnavox tube television. We huddled around the 27 inch screen on July 4th to witness our very... More
Driving from St. Louis to Chicago with my brother
Jul 27, 2022 8:10 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,324

Last week I flew to St. Louis to help my brother move to Chicago. Earlier this year he got into medical school at Loyola which was quite unfortunate for me. It solidified... More
Bored Games
Jun 23, 2022 6:59 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,255

I spend most of my waking hours in front of a screen. My job pushes me to be on a laptop all day either on video calls with fellow teammates or heads down getting... More
What it takes to become a teacher
Aug 3, 2022 7:45 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,068

I recently hung out with a family friend that I’ve known forever. We both grew up together as kids in Fremont and our families would spend holidays together every... More
Rekindling my love for Indian movies
Aug 10, 2022 7:59 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 335

I recently watched the uber popular Telegu film RRR and it was one of the most entertaining experiences I’ve had all year. Director S.S. Rajamouli’s... More
<< < 1 2 3 4
Page 4 of 4

ARCHIVES

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from PleasantonWeekly.com sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

Gun violence shatters sense of safety
By Gina Channell Wilcox | 21 comments | 2,026 views

Two measures to re-invigorate Livermore Valley wine country headed to November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 1,268 views

What it takes to become a teacher
By Monith Ilavarasan | 1 comment | 1,068 views